Tonawanda News

April 2, 2013

Sound Off published April 2

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The Tonawanda News

Tonawanda News — I’m wondering about this raise in minimum wage. They say it’s going to be $9 an hour but it takes three years to get that high. When the politicians get their raises, like $30, $40 or $50,000 a year, why don’t they get them in smaller increments each year rather than all at once? Can somebody answer that question for me? Maybe some politician can do that for me. You know who I mean, you guys. Answer me why you get your raise all at once, but the poor little guy has to get it a few cents at a time.

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Well I called the other day to remind people that a school zone speed limit means 24/7. Also now that barrels of oil have gone below $90 how come prices of gas keep going up and up?

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For the person in Wednesday’s paper, please take off your blinders. I know you’re a Democrat but $10 trillion and he blames Bush for spending $2 billion. Obama has nothing to show for it with a 0.0 average on the economy for five years. And you’re still voting for this sucker. Why don’t you vote for Jackson, so he can lie to you too. Don’t you think the president’s figures are a little screwed up on the economy? I would worry about the president who takes blame for nothing. He blames the Republicans and washes his hands, like Benghazi!

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Eric Holder was just asked if he would use American drones on American soil to shoot people dead, and he would not give a definitive answer. How come last year the government secretly ordered 2.2 billion rounds of .308 sniper ammo? Is that meant for citizens of the United States, with 4 rounds for each person? I wanna know. Wouldn’t you wanna know? Or do you trust this president? I wouldn’t trust him with anything.

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This fear mongering, having dinners with the Republicans to get his way, I don’t think it’s gonna work. We’re putting the breaks on Obama. No more giveaways Democrats. You’re gonna cry, that’s OK. You will get over it. Now you can have money in the bank, as long as you don’t vote for Obama. His economy is really booming with .08 percent isn’t it? All your kids coming out of college, like the last five years, ain’t gonna have jobs because you’re too stupid to switch sides. 

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Wish someone would explain to me why is it this country is always gotta be at war with somebody? Looks like we might go to war in Africa with Egypt or somebody, or with Syria or North Korea. It seems like the only time there is jobs in this country, and the economy changes, is when we are fighting a war and somebody is making money off arms being made, like Halliburton and Cheney. We are a country that just builds weapons and designs weapons. Why can’t we go back to breaking steel, and having saw mills, making cotton or cloth and growing coffee? Why is this country so fed up on not having industry? Because industry uses oil and makes pollution? Something wrong with these people in Washington. Aren’t they making enough money on their stock market?